Today's Birthday Today's Birthday is a free service of garden024.com http://garden024.com en-us Farlex, Inc. Sat, 7 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT 360 Today's Birthday http://garden024.com http://img.tfd.com/modules/thm_tb.png 120 60 Sat, 7 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Today's Birthday http://encyclopedia.garden024.com/Burbank,+Luther //encyclopedia.garden024.com/Burbank,+Luther# The 13th child of a Massachusetts farmer, Burbank received little formal education, yet he went on to become a groundbreaking horticulturist. Influenced by Charles Darwin's writings, he began breeding plants at age 21. The rapid success of his Burbank potato, the russet variety of which is now the most widely-grown potato in the US, allowed him to move to California and establish an experimental farm, where he developed more than 800 varieties of plants. What is his spineless cactus used for?
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Fri, 6 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Today's Birthday http://encyclopedia.garden024.com/Lou+Costello //encyclopedia.garden024.com/Lou+Costello# Costello was an American comedian who, along with Bud Abbott, formed the comedic duo of Abbott and Costello. From 1931 to 1957, Costello played a bumbling, cheery dimwit alongside Abbott's "straight man" in various stage, radio, and TV routines, the most famous of which was their "Who's on First?" skit. Regarded as the archetypal team of burlesque comedy, the pair starred in movies such as Buck Privates and Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein. Why did the two eventually part ways?
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Thu, 5 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Today's Birthday http://encyclopedia.garden024.com/howard+pyle //encyclopedia.garden024.com/howard+pyle# Pyle was an American illustrator and writer who specialized in tales of chivalry and adventure for children. He rewrote and realistically illustrated classic tales about figures like Robin Hood and King Arthur, adapting the stories to suit a younger audience. In 1900, he founded an art school, and many of his students went on to become famous illustrators themselves. Today, he is considered the father of American illustration. Which noted Post-Impressionist painter was an admirer of Pyle's work?
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